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WH40K: Dark Millenium now a single-player MMO; a couple of lay-offs

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WH40K: Dark Millenium now a single-player MMO; a couple of lay-offs

I was just about to post that.

I'm actually rather happy about that change (though not the layoffs). I hope they keep the RPG elements.

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Shame about layoffs hitting Relic. I really don't want them to fail.

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Shame about layoffs hitting Relic. I really don't want them to fail.

They were already a dead and irrelevant company to me after 2006.

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Mass Effect is a terrible squad based shooter, because it's an RPG.

Mass Effect is a terrible RPG because is is a squad based shooter.

That pretty much sums up the entire series.


What's funny is today, just for fun, I powered up a CoD MW game. Wow...as far as shooters go, that blew ME3 out of the water and MW 3 came out before ME3 and still rocks all over it.

Yeah...ME3 is an RPG...cause if it were a shooter it is epic fail.

I like it as an RPG...

Then again, people say I'm one of those who are part of the stupid masses instead of some of the elite RPG artiests here. Sometimes it's good to be able to play CoD though. I completely like the ME series as they are, and view them as RPGs. As RPGs they are just as fun as CoD...but not ME3 MP...that actually is pretty bad in comparison after I fired up MW.

And MW 3 is worse than MW 2 of all things...maybe we're retrogressing?

In other news, haven't seen much about this game coming out. Of course, this mainly talks about PC games, and this is an Xbox game...but looks really cool. Unfortunately I don't have an Xbox...if I did I'd have this game pre-ordered already! next week Teusday. PS: On the trailers, click the one which recreates the Star Wars officers sitting around the table with Gov. Tarkin.

http://www.lucasarts...kinectstarwars/

Edited by greylord, 29 March 2012 - 02:04 PM.


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Crytek releases Fibble for iOS.

Oh cute.

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Shame about layoffs hitting Relic. I really don't want them to fail.


Yeah, it does suck. I didn't have great hopes for Dark Millennium, maybe it'll be more fun as a SP game. A nice full out RPG in the 40k setting would be fun to play.

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From various press releases around the net...

In a press release issued today Brian Farrell, president and CEO of THQ, revealed game-changing plans for the project.
“As previously announced, we have been actively looking for a business partner for the game as an MMO. However, based on changing market dynamics and the additional investment required to complete the game as an MMO, we believe the right direction for us is to shift the title from an MMO to a premium experience with single and multiplayer gameplay, robust digital content and community features.”
“Because we believe strongly in the high-quality and vast creative work that is in production, this is the right decision for both our portfolio and for gamers devoted to this powerful property.”

On one hand, I would be happy to see a WH40K single player game, but I doubt it would be a crpg and I worry about THQ's finances (since I suspect that is the main reason for cutting down on the ambition levels). They are also the publisher of Obsidians South Park game if I'm not mistaken.

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They are also the publisher of Obsidians South Park game if I'm not mistaken.

You are not.

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'Distributor' rather than 'publisher', iirc.

ie THQ will fabricate and distribute the physical media and the like, but the funding itself is THQ independent and if they folded it would not (necessarily) take the project down with it.

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I don't know about the WH40K rpg. If its story was planned for an MMO it already sucks in advance as a single player experience.

On the other hand, maybe it all works out.

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WH, or 40K, just suck as an IP. They should bury that nonsense for good and better concentrate on good stuff. I still want that Homeworld 3.

Other news: SEGA cancels a couple of projects, restructuring commencing, more people losing their jobs.

Don't you just love this mad race for lowering and lowering your currency?

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Mass Effect is a terrible squad based shooter, because it's an RPG.

Mass Effect is a terrible RPG because is is a squad based shooter.

That pretty much sums up the entire series.


What's funny is today, just for fun, I powered up a CoD MW game. Wow...as far as shooters go, that blew ME3 out of the water and MW 3 came out before ME3 and still rocks all over it.

Yeah...ME3 is an RPG...cause if it were a shooter it is epic fail.

I like it as an RPG...

Then again, people say I'm one of those who are part of the stupid masses instead of some of the elite RPG artiests here. Sometimes it's good to be able to play CoD though. I completely like the ME series as they are, and view them as RPGs. As RPGs they are just as fun as CoD...but not ME3 MP...that actually is pretty bad in comparison after I fired up MW.


I'd probably never lasted at ME series if it was pure shooter - I'm kinda hopeless with them.

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Takedown (Hardcore Tactical Shooter) reached its funding goal

http://www.kickstart...actical-shooter

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Takedown (Hardcore Tactical Shooter) reached its funding goal

http://www.kickstart...actical-shooter


Weeeeeell.. that? I wasn't expecting.

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Heh, though I am happy about it. Wouldn't pledge any money to it, but I would like to get a new game which is like SWAT 4 and co.

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My FEAR becoming true: Monolith working on Hobbit film tie-ins?

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Takedown (Hardcore Tactical Shooter) reached its funding goal

http://www.kickstart...actical-shooter


Weeeeeell.. that? I wasn't expecting.

Yeah, it's quite surprising.

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Haven't liked any of the latest warhammer games. Maybe they will go more traditional out of desparation. Can't hurt anyway.

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DoW2 Retribution was p.cool, though Chaos Rising was the better one gameplay wise.




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